|Born||22 March 1986|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||113 kg (249 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||77.33 m (2014)|
She won the 2005 Asian Championships and 2006 Asian Games. She finished tenth at the 2001 World Championships, seventh at the 2004 Olympics, fifth at the 2005 World Championships and fourth at the 2006 World Cup. She then won bronze medals at the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games.
At 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, she originally won the gold medal but was stripped of it after testing positive for the prohibited substance zeranol. Zhang was reinstated after successfully appealing the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which accepted her explanation that the zeranol came from contaminated food.